Photo Contest

Jan Munger FireworksThe purpose of the contest is to celebrate the city of Saratoga Springs in all of it's seasons, through photography. The initiative will contribute to the development and promotion of the city of Saratoga Springs, by demonstrating the fun, recreational and cultural opportunities in the city.

2023 Photo Contest Theme: What I Love about Saratoga Springs

The photo contest is sponsored by the Saratoga Springs City Arts Council. 

Who May Enter

Anyone 6 years and older. The contest is divided by age categories: 6-12 years, 13 -17 years, and 18+ years. All photos need to be taken of, or in the city of Saratoga Springs. Each photographer will be allowed 3 entries.

Evaluation Criteria

All submissions must be appropriate for all ages to view. The received images will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Use of Theme
  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Original coverage of the characteristic or unique features of the city of Saratoga Springs
  • Professionalism

How to Enter

Applications will be available online beginning January 14. A digital copy of the photo and application submissions must be submitted to the city no later than February 14. All submissions will need to be scalable to at least an 8 by 10 photo and submitted as a jpeg or png.                               No submissions will be accepted before January 14, 2023 or after February 14, 2023.


  • Winners will be announced on city social media platforms at the end of February.  Winners will also be contacted via email or phone.


There will be a first, second and third place winner in each age group. 

1st place-$100, 2nd place-$50.00, 3rd place-$25.00 (check)


Please email any questions to